Featured Authors and Books!

Nicole Seitz

Nicole Seitz is the author of seven novels, her most recent being The Cage-maker, a New Orleans historical. She is the co-editor with Jonathan Haupt of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy and the editor of a flood anthology, When You Pass Through Waters: Words of Hope and Healing from Your Favorite Authors. She has also published numerous non-fiction essays and articles in books, magazines and newspapers and has illustrated both the covers and interiors of several of her books. Nicole holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.F.A. in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives in Charleston, SC with her husband Brian and two children where she works in communications and teaches visual art.


Our Prince of Scribes:  Writers Remember Pat Conroy

S is for Southern

A Guide to the South, From Absinthe to Zydeco
By the Editors of Garden & Gun with David DiBenedetto


A lively tour of the contemporary Southern landscape: its institutions, people, culture and influencers. Over 500 entries spanning every letter of the alphabet, from absinthe to zydeco, and over100 signature essays from notable Southern writers and personalities including Jon Meacham on the Civil War, Rick Bragg on Harper Lee, Roy Blount, Jr. on humidity, Jessica B. Harris on field peas, Jason Isbell on the Atlanta Braves, Jack Hitt on pluff mud, The Lee Brothers on boiled peanuts, Jonathan Miles on Larry Brown, and Julia Reed on the Delta, Randall Kenan on Edna Lewis, and much more. Informative, irreverent, and illustrated with black-and-white line drawings throughout.

Welcome Alex Lindstrom of Garden & Gun to the 2018 Harvest Tour of Homes

Holly Herrick

Holly Herrick is a former restaurant critic and features writer at Charleston’s daily newspaper, The Post and Courier. She is a classically trained chef with a Grande Diplome from Le Cordon Bleu Paris and a cum laude graduate of Boston College. A first-place nationally awarded food writer by the Association of Food Journalists, she is the author of nine cookbooks and has contributed to several Southern regional publications and national food publications. She lives in Charleston with her tuxedo cat, Mr. Purrfect, and chocolate cocker spaniel, Rocky. For more information or to contact Holly, visit hollyherrick.com.

1DB89A68-51D6-4B02-B329-A73ACF7495E9The New Charleston Chef’s Table:  Extraordinary Recipes From the Heart of the Old South

Carol Guthrie Heilman

Daniel Island resident, Carol Guthrie Heilman, a coal miner’s daughter, married her high school sweetheart, a farmer’s son. She began writing family stories, especially about her dad’s Appalachian humor, for newspapers and magazines. One day her mother said, “We don’t have any secrets any more!”

Over the years Carol has helped seniors write their life stories, and has volunteered in assisted-living homes. She enjoys giving seniors a voice through her characters in The Adventures of Agnes Hopper Series, Agnes Hopper Shakes Up Sweetbriar and Agnes Hopper Bets On Murder. Her books were inspired by her mother’s spunky spirit and her dad’s humor.

She is the recipient of two Carrie McCray awards for writing excellence.

Agnes Hopper Bets on Murder: The Adventures of Agnes Hopper Series

Published on September 5, 2018 at 5:34 pm  Leave a Comment  

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